The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
The lust of the flesh directs these desires [of personal union], however, to satisfaction of the body, often at the cost of a real and full communion of persons.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.
I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.
The Catholic ideal is to order the whole of life towards unity, not by the denial and destruction of the natural human values, but by bringing them into living relation with spiritual truth and spiritual reality.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
God is not a diversion.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.